Joy, fun, energy – this is what we often associate youth with. But youth is also the search for identity, fear of an uncertain future and the first big disappointments. An explosive mixture, but one has to cope with it somehow. The protagonists of these films will make an attempt on it. With various results…
Out of Pure Conscience, dir. Matúš Ryšan (Slovakia) 2020, 27’, 16+

Kristina stumbles across financial irregularities at the ministry where she works. When she notifies the police. She becomes a key witness in an ongoing investigation. Her actions are certainly commendable, yet she bears the consequences of her decision. Film presented at Karlove Vary IFF. Polish premiere.

Black Hole, dir. Tristan Aymon (Switzerland) 2020, 29’, 16+

Vincent loves skateboarding and spending time with his friends. One day he hears wailing coming from the bottom of a deep hole in the ground. The discovery strangely coincides with a decision made by the boy’s parents. Film awarded at Locarno IFF. Polish premiere.

God’s Daughter Dances, dir. Sungbin Byun (Republic of Korea) 2020, 25’, 15+

A dancer, Shin-mi, must attend a military service examination. She’s assured that her visit will only be a formality. However, upon her arrival, it turns out she was very wrong. Film awarded at Clermont-Ferrand ISFF with International Audience Award. Polish premiere.

Pale Saint, dir. Rhys Marc Jones (United Kingdom) 2019, 15’, 16+

17 years old Kat, an Irish immigrant, is trying to find her way in the harsh realities of Great Britain. Polish premiere.


Nov 27 2021


15:00 - 16:40